Hong Kong has so many colours in the street, it's vibrant and faded, simple and precise, modern and traditional, bright and shaded. The people in the street complete with those colours their own street scenes.
Via Johann Barnard
As I write this, there are a few cameras dotting the landscape of my desk, sitting idly, waiting to be used and tested. I know their makers, their stats, and each is a fine piece of engineering in its own right. I can see the numbers written on them denoting their names, but frankly, they could be a host of other cameras in their indifference. I won’t name them, but for the most part, they’ve got about as much character as the wine I’m drinking. Actually, scratch that, the wine is developed enough to star in its own novella. Their lacking, however, has reason; like Pacific Rim cars are tools created to prop up economies of developing countries, as a rival for the moped and mule, these were produced to be tools. They are very utilitarian, function over form, and there’s nothing wrong with that. There’s another camera which I’ve just recently parted with, that’s very, very different though......
“Fuji took the premium camera market by storm with their X100 fixed-lens camera. This particular model offers a 23mm F/2 lens with leaf shutter and introduced Fuji's exclusive X-Trans CMOS technology. Fuji followed with a ...”
On Saturday 26th July 2014 I travelled to Nottingham to attend a workshop run by local photographer Karl Bratby. The workshop was to be called “Shaping The Light” and be in his studio and based around learning to use natural and studio flash to get the most of of your images. A lot of the top professional photographers use only one light to create their images and when done correctly can produced stunning results and this is what Karl was going to be teaching us. Karl’s studio was absolutely amazing, based on the top floor of an old converted victorian factory it was surrounded by huge glass windows with oozes of light flooding in. If Carlsberg did studios then this is what they’d come up with. Along with myself there were 5 other photographers taking part in the day and after everyone had arrived and we had all made our introductions Karl put us to work. This wasn’t going to be one of those workshops were everything is set up for you and the model put in place and you just push the shutter, oh no right from the word go Karl asked us where we thought in the studio had the best natural light coming through and told us to grab some props and compose a scene.....
“One more post with infrared photos taken with the Fuji X100 and Hoya R72 IR filter. This time, I decided to raise ISO settings in order to be able to shoot handheld with the IR filter. Using f/2.8 and ISO settings from 2000 to 3200 ...”
“I have now had the Fuji X-T1 since February of this year. I have traveled to Dubai, Morocco, Cuba, and numerous places through the US with the XT and the new 10-24 f4, the 56mm f1.2, and the 27mm f2.8 pancake lenses.”
“PetaPixel Striking Black & White Photographs Capture the Chaotic Streets of Tokyo PetaPixel From the EXIF data found on his site, most of his latest images seem to be captured with the FujiFilm X-E2, a powerful and portable camera perfectly suited...”
“XT1 and kitesurf. Only this image was made with Raw Therapee ... After the passage Canon-Fuji, here is the field test of the X-T1 (with XF 55-200) test autofocus and burst. 29 shots in less than 4 seconds ...”
“The Fuji X-T1 is the best camera I have ever owned by far. I wrote a review of it here if you are interested. The only thing I wasn't a huge fan of was the way it handled. There just wasn't quite enough grip to feel comfortable ...”
“Fujifilm X-T1 Mirrorless Camera Review: Fast Shooter Tom's Guide The latest addition to Fujifilm's popular X-series mirrorless cameras, the midrange, 16-megapixel X-T1, is available body only for $1300 (list price) or with an 18-55mm kit lens for...”
Damien Demolder tests Fujifilm’s new wide-aperture portrait lens for the X series – a lens with a focal length that emulates the legendary 85mm
The Fujinon XF 56mm f/1.2 R is an interesting lens and Fuji is sure to do well with it. It is an important focal length for establishing oneself as a serious camera brand, because it is one that ‘serious' photographers will want to use - and it has the kind of gaping wide aperture that gets attention and people talking......
“From time to time friends and colleagues ask me to 'set up' and test their new shiny camera, here's a short but sweet review about the Fuji X100.Over the last few days I have been using the 12MP Fuji X100.”
“It's been 4 months since I acquired my little DIY 50mm teleconversion lens for the FujiX100S. Honestly, I haven't been using it too much. It is a little clunky at times and because the lens is so large, I have to use the electronic ...”
“Conclusion is if you even find yourself in situations where the room is so dark that you need to shoot at a high ISO, be sure your camera can go as high as the Fuji X-E2 which at ISO 25600 really made these photos possible.”
“At last count I had visited Iceland a total of three times, the first I was an amature photographer and went with a Nikon D60 + 18-105 lens, the second I had got better and went with a D90 +24/50/135 lenses, the last time was ...”
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